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Monday, 02 Nov 2020

Webinar, Diversifying Your Syllabus (Noreen Rodriguez)

Nov 02, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Diversifying your syllabus involves more than simply including diverse and Indigenous scholars and/or topics in your course materials. Rather, it recognizes that there are diverse perspectives of what constitutes reality and what constitutes knowledge within a discipline or in course content. Additionally, diversification recognizes that multiple realities exist and that knowledge should be owned and created by everyone.

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2020

Campus Conversation: The Presidential Election, Moving Forward Together

Nov 04, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Webex

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

Barb Wheelock from Story County Democrats and Judy Trumpy from Story County Republicans will discuss their experience with Braver Angels, an organization working on depolarizing America after the election. The conversation includes Q&A. Register to participate.

Thursday, 05 Nov 2020

Webinar, Mind the Gap: Active learning as one tool to achieve equity in STEM classrooms

Nov 05, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Despite widespread efforts to increase access to and inclusion in STEM, minoritized students remain excluded from both STEM majors and STEM professions. The reasons for this are complex, but instructors can play an active role in disrupting these inequities.

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Nov 05, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

=Whether conscious of it or not, instructors and students bring most of who they are to the learning environment, including their biases and stereotypes. Biases can emerge in the form of (micro)aggressions during class discussions, in student-student interactions during group or lab work, or interactions between students and instructors.

LAS Dean's Lecture Series: Novotny Lawrence

Nov 05, 2020

6:00 PM

Online

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity Lectures

"White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' and the New Age Slave Plantation," ISU associate professor of communications Novotny Lawrence. This lecture will discuss Jordan Peele's horror thriller "Get Out," demonstrating ways the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics. Peele uses the cinema as a tool for social activism. A live Q&A will follow the lecture.

Friday, 06 Nov 2020

White Privilege Symposium-Iowa 2020 (Nov. 6 & 7)

Nov 06, 2020

All day

Online webinar will be emailed to registered participants

$60-$125

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The unprecedented times we're experiencing now in education are illuminating inequities that must be addressed in innovative and systemic ways. The third White Privilege Symposium-Iowa will be held virtually to explore these issues, strategize with community, and build sustainable responses in our schools.

Thursday, 12 Nov 2020

Transportation Planning and Equity (online lecture)

Nov 12, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Webex

free

College of Design Diversity Lectures

Gloria J. Jeff, AICP, director of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Metro District Livability Initiative, will discuss the current state of transportation planning and its challenges for the future, including issues of equity, community restoration and preservation, and planning with a view from the community. Sponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning.

Friday, 13 Nov 2020

Web talk, Supports and barriers to implementing lasting change towards inclusive classrooms

Nov 13, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The initial impetus for seeking and finding community supports is much more than common sense. It stems from our very instincts for survival and deeply affects our ability to grow, accomplish and succeed. Meghan Bathgate returns for this happy hour to share her remarkable research on how much the acquisition of supports weigh in, when attempting to implement lasting change in individual and institutional teaching practices.

Thursday, 19 Nov 2020

Webinar, Black women & belongingness: An interrogation of STEM education as a white, patriarchal space

Nov 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This interactive research presentation engages audience members with empirical data to deconstruct ideas of Black women's belongingness in STEM education as a white, patriarchal space. Statistics from recent National Science Foundation reports of advanced degrees in mathematical sciences are used along with Black women's narratives of experience in STEM majors as well as perceptions of instruction in introductory courses.